WATCH: Is this Bleary-eyed England fan's hilarious 4am stadium video the ultimate criticism of Gareth Southgate tactics?

A general view inside the stadium as the roof is seen closed prior to the UEFA EURO 2024 group stage match between Serbia and England at Arena AufSchalke on June 16, 2024 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany with an inset picture of a hungover England fan
An England fan appears to have fallen asleep inside the stadium and gone undetected (Image credit: Future)

England may have got their Euro 2024 campaign off to a winning start on Sunday night, but the 1-0 victory over Serbia was one for the purists. 

It all started well, with England fizzing the ball around for the opening 20 or so minutes, as the omnipresent Jude Bellingham buzzed around the pitch and put Gareth Southgate’s men 1-0 up. 

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Joe Mewis

For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include times on Leeds United and the England national team.